Two-year advanced diploma; part-time study options available
Sustainable Tourism Option Get an overview of the challenges facing tourism managers and operators in today's environmentally sensitive market and an understanding of cultural sustainability within the field. Explore the relationship between tourism, recreation, and resort management in conjunction with the natural resources they use while hearing directly from industry, stakeholder, and government speakers. Courses in entrepreneurship, special events management and law provide a broader perspective of the industry and an international field trip gives you a chance to see it all in action.
Upgrade your English, math and science courses for entry into the program of your choice. Succeed with the help of NIC’s supportive instructors. Courses are flexible and start several times a year so you can learn at your own pace. We offer daytime and evening options. Learn more
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The NIC Tourism and Hospitality program accepts transfer credit from a wide range of post-secondary institutions and professional organizations. Detailed course transfer information for BC institutions may be found by accessing the BC Transfer Guide. Students possessing other applicable prior learning may request prerequisite waivers for selected courses.
Note: ENG-160 is a prerequisite for a number of courses in the program. Students who have not taken a first year college-level English course as part of their undergraduate diploma or degree will be required to use one of their electives to take ENG-160 in the first term.
Students may exit after Year one with an Advanced Certificate in Global Tourism & Hospitality Management
*Note: Electives may be chosen from any other NIC tourism courses or any other non-tourism courses that transfer to a degree-granting institution.
This 2 year Advanced Diploma in Global Tourism & Hospitality Management must be completed within 5 years of admission to the program.
Costs indicated are estimates for a 100% course load per year, unless otherwise noted. Additional fees may also include necessary equipment, supplies, NIC appointed uniforms, or field trips not included in these estimates.
While we do our best to share accurate and timely fee information, changes may occur. For more information, visit tuition page.
Bachelor of Business Administration (Simon Fraser University)
Chartered Accountant designation (CPA Canada)
MBA, Strategic Planning and Marketing (University of Washington)
Bachelor of Tourism Management, (Vancouver Island University)
Master of Recreation Management (candidate), (Acadia University)